Strong Kimbrough has been a voting rights advocate for decades and works with the NAACP to get felon records expunged.
It was a tedious process that I think the system hides from felons. It would be similar to a bill Florida passed last year.
In Florida, the move pushed to enable more than 1 million ex-felons to regain their voting rights. Felons exempt from voting included murderers or felony sex offenders.
Under that amendment, felons' right to vote would be be restored after they finished their sentences, any probation and repaid any restitution. Click here for current voting laws for convicted felons in Tennessee.
Tennessee lawmaker wants voting rights restored to convicted felons. If passed, this bill could impact hundreds of thousands of felons in Tennessee. Avondale neighbors say bullying led Orchard Knob 4th grader to take his own life.
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Felony Voting Rights Restoration in Tennessee. Voting Rights. At a Glance In Tennessee, the law regarding which people with past criminal convictions can and cannot vote has been confusing.
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April 16, About this Action In Tennessee, the law regarding which people with past criminal convictions can and cannot vote has been confusing. To get involved or find out about your voting rights, please contact our organizers: West Tennessee: Ashley RestoreYourVote.
The restoration of voting rights form may be used to restore an individual's voting rights for a felony conviction on or after May 18, Note: For each felony. Article 4, §2 of the Tennessee Constitution provides that the Tennessee legislature may deny the right to vote to persons convicted of "infamous" crimes.
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